Management Accountant, Sports

Finance and Accountancy - GBP45000£45,000 - £55,000


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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2021-10-12
  • Job Reference: EG1193464

Are you an experienced Management Accountant who either has experience within (or a real passion for) TV/Film or sport? Would you like to work close to the television productions supporting on the finance side?  We have an exciting new position working within a division of a well known and loved media company!

Working within the Sports division this ‘hands-on’ role will join a small team who partner the production management team with financial and accounting support whilst also being a key point of contact for the broadcaster/client regarding any financial issues.

To be a successful candidate it is imperative that you have extensive accounting experience ideally working within a television production company and have a thorough understanding of cost management and reporting.  This is a heavily client facing role and requires an individual who is a confident communicator who has the ability to easily build strong working relationships with people of all levels.

This is a really interesting role that will keep you challenged, interested and busy!!

The role:

  • Prepare weekly production expenditure reports;
  • Work closely with the PMs and Execs to analyse and explain budget variances on the cost reports;
  • Prepare and present weekly cost reports, managing any queries;
  • Assist with forecasting and any related reports;
  • Attend weekly meetings to ensure understanding and foresight of production workflows and business decisions to manage the impact to the cost reports;
  • Prepare, review and present reports to the broadcaster as required;
  • Assist with the implementation and continual improvement of a new cost reporting system;
  • Liaise with the client/broadcaster regarding any financial queries or anomalies.

The person:

  • Ideally fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Extensive accounting experience gained within a TV production accounting experience is essential;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong systems & Excel skills;
  • Commercially minded, logical, solutions orientated approach;
  • Attention to detail, highly organised, self-motivated.

Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to ella@saucerecruitment.com.